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ZF is a global technology company supplying systems for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and industrial technology, enabling the next generation of mobility.

ZF allows vehicles to see, think and act. In the four technology domains of Vehicle Motion Control, Integrated Safety, Automated Driving, and Electric Mobility, ZF offers comprehensive product and software solutions for established vehicle manufacturers and newly emerging transport and mobility service providers. ZF electrifies a wide range of vehicle types. With its products, the company contributes to reducing emissions, protecting the climate and enhancing safe mobility.

Manufacturing Engineer

Country/Region:  US
Location: 

Newton, NC, US

Req ID 40822 | Newton, United States

We are looking for a new colleague to join our Engineering Department at our plant in Newton, NC!

 

Position Summary:  Works integrally with maintenance, production, quality, and other plant functions in the quotation process for potential business, plan and launch of new production programs, analysis and solution of process problems, and continuous improvement.


Position Duties: 

  • Support quotation process for potential business.
  • Coordinates installation and validation of new equipment for new programs or volume increases.
  • Maintain and improve existing processes and equipment.
  • Provide trouble shooting support to existing processes and equipment.
  • Implement ZFPS to production lines of responsibility. 
  • Analyzes and plans production capacity, space requirements, workflow, and designs layout of equipment and workspace for maximum efficiency.
  • Confers with corporate process planners and vendors concerning process design and tooling to ensure efficient production methods.
  • Determines product specifications for the purchase of equipment, materials, tooling or parts, according to specifications, quality and ZFPS standards.
  • Contact potential suppliers for production equipment and makes the final technical choice.  
  • Follows the evolution of the equipment and performs acceptance evaluation accordingly.  
  • Responsible for the implementation of the equipment on the floor from delivery to hand off to production.
  • Responsible for documentation, preventive maintenance plans and training.
  • Responsible to define spare parts subject to wear, define supplier and reorder point and quantity.
  • Estimate production times, staffing requirements, and related costs on old and new productions to provide information for management decisions.
  • Confers with management and other staff regarding manufacturing capabilities, production schedules, and other considerations to facilitate production processes.
  • Supports day to day production.  
  • Involvement in team meetings with production workers to help determine and develop areas of improvement.
  • Works on new programs as assigned (APQP tasks).
  • Responsible for creating procedures, PFMEA’s, and work flows in an effort to meeting TS 16949 requirements. 
  • Estimates, future manufacturing requirements and potential, help to ensure that the quality of the product produced meets all customer requirements.
  • Use cEngis, APQP and PPAP techniques to document and control new and existing programs.
  • Monitor manufacturing cost during series production to ensure it adheres to plan.
  • Support SFM (Shop Floor Management)
  • May be required to work modified schedule to support customer requirements (ie: overtime, vacation coverage, off-shifts, 8 and/or 12-hour schedules, holidays, etc.

 

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • High School Diploma (Bachelor's Degree in Engineering strongly preferred).
  • Basic computer skills
  • Working knowledge of statistical methods and SPC charts.

 

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Five plus years Manufacturing Engineering experience with an automotive company.
  • Prior experience in assembly/manufacturing environment, plant layout, cost analyst, budgeting, blueprint reading, pneumatics and hydraulics.

 

Be part of our ZF team as Manufacturing Engineer and apply now!

 

DIVERSITY COMMITMENT

To harness the power of innovation, we invest in the development of diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to our company.Our company is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with us and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please contact us. Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran

Our Commitment to Diversity

ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

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